It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
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.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.