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.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Above all things, respect yourself.
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.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
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.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
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.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.