They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
They alone live, who live for others.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
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.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.