There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
It's always too early to quit.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.