Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
All thinking men are atheists.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
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.
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.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.