A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
One man with courage is a majority.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
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.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.