We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
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.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
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.
Be yourself, let you come through.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.