I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.