If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
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.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
All thinking men are atheists.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.