Man who stand on hill with mouth open will wait long time for roast duck to drop in.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
You shape your own destiny.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.