I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
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.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.