When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
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.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
There is always room at the top.
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.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.