They alone live, who live for others.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
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.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
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.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
One man with courage is a majority.