Our patience will achieve more than our force.
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.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.