If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.