We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
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.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.