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.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
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
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
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.
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 painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
You got to get it while you can.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.