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.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
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.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.