If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
The time is always right to do the right thing
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.