The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
You got to get it while you can.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.