Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a persistent one.
Ordinary people believe in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible and by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible.
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
Never letting the competition define you. Instead, you have to define yourself based on a point of view you care deeply about.
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.