The unexamined life is not worth living.
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
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.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
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 duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.