Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
I am the lizard king. I can do anything.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
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.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Aim for the highest.