To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
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.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
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.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
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.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.