Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
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.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
One man with courage is a majority.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.