Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Freedom and independence form my character.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
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.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
How long should you try? Until.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
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