We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
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.
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.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.