I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
You are never too old to become younger!
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.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.