Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville that man would not fly for fifty years.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think