I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.