Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
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.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.