Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.
Life leaps like a geyser for those willing to drill through the rock of inertia.
If man could live forever, he’d still be a fish. Why would he evolve? He could always do it later.
Even if you’re on the right path, you’ll get hit if you just sit there.
I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.
When you come to the end of all the light you know, and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: Either you will be given something solid to stand on or you will be taught to fly.
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along." . . . You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
There aren't many motivating forces more potent than giving your staff an opportunity to exercise and express their idealism.
We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.