Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
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.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
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.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.