You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
One man with courage is a majority.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
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.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
The best way out is always through.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.