I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else.
I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.
There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.
To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
The person who can drive themself further once the effort gets painful, is the one who will win.
I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives.
You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people.
Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.
If you can't outplay them, outwork them.
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.
There may be people that have more talent than you,but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.
It's a funny thing, the more I practice the luckier I get.
When we blame, we give away our power.
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.
Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.
Spectacular achievements are always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Always keep learning. It keeps you young.
Set your goals high and don't stop until you get there.
The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life -- mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.
Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.
The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.
I've done enough wrong on my own, I don't want to get blamed for something I didn't do.
You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do!
There's always a little bit of personal satisfaction when you prove somebody wrong.
... focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three. Sport teaches you that.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.
Only one thing has to change for us to know happiness in our lives: where we focus our attention.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.
The Law of Win/Win says, Let's not do it your way or my way; let's do it the best way.
It takes courage to believe that the best is yet to come.
The only disability in life is a bad attitude.
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
Injury taught me I need to learn how to face challenges.
I'm like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath.
Use it or lose it.
If you can't outplay them, outwork them.
How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are.
You can have money piled to the ceiling but the size of your funeral is still going to depend on the weather.
Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.
You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.
The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.
The only pressure I'm under is the pressure I've put on myself.
Today I will do what other won't, so tomorrow I can do what others can't.
Someone may beat me, but they're going to have to bleed to do it.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.