Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.