My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
How long should you try? Until.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
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.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.