"You can't base your life on other people's expectations."
"It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it."
"It is easier to build strong children, then to repair broken men."
"The whole world opened to me when I learned to read."
“The only justification for ever looking down on somebody is to pick them up.”
"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."
"If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. "