"When faced with death the ego just drops its barriers. "
"Young people need to be inspired, told they can achieve anything they set their minds to."
"Attitude is tremendously important in chasing success - in any field of endeavour. That's why I believe talent alone will get you very little in this world. "
"Everyone is born with a gift; your journey is to discover it. "
"No dreamer is ever too small. No dream ever too big."
"Life is a challenge, and many people who have accomplished great things in their lives have done so not in spite of serious setbacks, but because of them. "
"Life is 10 per cent what happens and 90 per cent how you deal with it. "
"I love life. There's always something to overcome, new people to meet... You've just got to find your bliss and go after it. That's where the drive is, that's how you find your special place."
"It's not what life does to you but what you do to life that counts. "
"If you can let go of that fear in life then you can do anything. It allows you to really let go and chase the things you really want to do in your life and live out the life you were born to live. "
"As one journey ends another begins. "
"Failure is never final. "
"Your destiny is in your own hands. "
"Whenever you fail a test you can bury your head in the sand and pretend it never happened. Or you can get up and try to do something about it. At the time, it might seem like the worst thing that ever happened to you, but the harder you work the more sense the challenge you faced seems to make. I got up after a big fall and I've never looked back. "