Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
All thinking men are atheists.
You shape your own destiny.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
I am the captain of my soul.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
All wealth is the product of labor.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Above all things, respect yourself.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.