Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Above all things, respect yourself.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
How long should you try? Until.
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.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
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.