Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
All wealth is the product of labor.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.