Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
They alone live, who live for others.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.