The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
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.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
When I give, I give myself.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.