Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
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.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
They alone live, who live for others.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Make today worth remembering.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.