It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
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.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
You got to get it while you can.
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.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Above all things, respect yourself.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.