We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
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.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
There is always room at the top.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.