The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy's not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him; not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on the fact that we have made our position unassailable.
It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark....
I’ve never left the field saying, ‘I could have done more to get ready.’ And that gives me peace of mind.
It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'