I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
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.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Be yourself, let you come through.