Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.