1. 10

    Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.

    82
  2. 9

    I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened.

    82
  3. 8

    The potential for greatness lives within us all.

    83
  4. 7

    I loved the feeling of freedom in running, the fresh air, the feeling that the only person I'm competing with is me.

    90
  5. 6

    My doctor told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.

    113
  6. 5

    Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.

    123
  7. 4

    When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.

    137
  8. 3

    'I can't' are two words that have never been in my vocabulary. I believe in me more than anything in this world.

    152
  9. 2

    Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose.

    153
  10. 1

    Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.

    215
  11. Last Update: 6 October 2022

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