You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
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.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.