If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.