I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.