Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Freedom and independence form my character.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
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 duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.