It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
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.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
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.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.