Storms make trees take deeper roots.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
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.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
You are never too old to become younger!
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
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.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.