Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.