The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
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.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?