I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.