Above all things, respect yourself.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do 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.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
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.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.