Be happy, but never satisfied.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
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.
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.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
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.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.