I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.