I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.
I don't think I'm beautiful. When I look in the mirror, I just see me - and, I'm pretty used to me.
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.'
I am afraid to show you who I really am, because if I show you who I really am, you might not like it--and that's all I got.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. Use the pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength.
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.
The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.
A man is never astonished that he doesn't know what another does, but he is surprised at the gross ignorance of the other in not knowing what he does.
He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.
In nine lifetimes, you'll never know as much about your cat as your cat knows about you.
It's unbelievable how much you don't know about the game you've been playing all your life.