It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
One man with courage is a majority.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
How long should you try? Until.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
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.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on