Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
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.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The time is always right to do the right thing
They alone live, who live for others.
You shape your own destiny.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
The best way out is always through.