I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.