The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
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.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.