The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
When I give, I give myself.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Aim for the highest.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.