Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.