I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
The best way out is always through.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Make today worth remembering.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.