Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
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.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.