Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.