I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
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.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
I am the captain of my soul.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.