Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
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.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.