The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
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.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.