"To err is nature, to rectify error is glory.”
"The truly great leader overcomes all difficulties, and campaigns and battles are nothing but a long series of difficulties to be overcome. The lack of equipment, the lack of food, the lack of this or that are only excuses; the real leader displays his quality in his triumphs over adversity, however great it may be.”
This is my charge to everybody, Do what you can. Do what you have to do—step outside of yourself. Be more. Be better. Be bigger than you’ve ever been before.
I don’t believe in the phrase ‘aspiring writer.’ To me it’s just, you’re a writer.
Dec 15, 2016
Passion is a huge prerequisite to winning. It makes you willing to jump through hoops, go through all the ups and downs and everything in between to reach your goal.
Oct 25, 2016
Papi, look at where you are. Look at where you came from. Nobody’s shooting at you. Nobody’s trying to kill you. They pay you to play a kid’s game.
Mar 26, 2015
I’m not the next Usain Bolt or Michael Phelps. I’m the first Simone Biles.
Aug 12, 2016
The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity. You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.
Sep 17, 2016
At this point I’m not physically able to attend the opening of the Olympics.
Aug 05, 2016