I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
You shape your own destiny.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.