Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
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.