Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Aim for the highest.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
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.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
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.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.