I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
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 fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
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.
I am the captain of my soul.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
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.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.