Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
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.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.