The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
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
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
How long should you try? Until.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
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.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.