Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances—it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life.
Perseverance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.
What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable and memorable?
It is the same with people as it is with riding a bike. Only when moving can one comfortably maintain one’s balance.
Drama is very important in life: You have to come on with a bang. You never want to go out with a whimper.
At every moment, we always have a choice, even if it feels as if we don’t. Sometimes that choice may simply be to think a more positive thought.
My greatest beauty secret is being happy with myself. I don’t use special creams or treatments—I’ll use a little bit of everything. It’s a mistake to think you are what you put on yourself. I believe that a lot of how you look is to do with how you feel about yourself and your life. […]
The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.
Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. (“Peter Pan”)