Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
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.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Every intention is a trigger for transformation.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.