If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
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.