I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
It's always too early to quit.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
All wealth is the product of labor.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.