You shape your own destiny.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
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
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.