A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
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.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
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.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.