When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
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.