Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
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.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
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.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
United we stand; divided we fall.