I choose to thrive today because God demands it, my family deserves, and the world is starved for it.
In prison, I fell in love with my country. I had loved her before then, but like most young people, my affection was little more than a simple appreciation for the comforts and privileges most Americans enjoyed and took for granted. It wasn’t until I had lost America for a time that I realized how much I loved her.
Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.
People don’t decide their futures. They decide their habits, and their habits decide their futures.
You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to get great.
Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.
We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.
Nobody can prevent you from choosing to be extraordinary.
You can feed your ego or you can feed your wallet. Choose wisely.
Friendship is born at the moment when one person says to another: ‘What? You too? I thought I was the only one.’
Every success I know has been reached because the person was able to analyze defeat and actually profit from it in the next undertaking.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.