I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Be not ashamed women, ... You are the gates of the body, and you are the gates of the soul.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Above all things, respect yourself.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
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.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.