Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in 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.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
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.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.