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The Wright Brothers Quotes

If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio. WILBUR WRIGHT.
All the money anyone needs is just enough to prevent one from being a burden on others.
No bird soars in a calm. WILBUR WRIGHT.
We learn much by tribulation, and by adversity our hearts are made better.
to say we had no special advantages . . . the greatest thing in our favor was growing up in a family where there was always much encouragement to intellectual curiosity.
The best dividends on the labor invested have invariably come from seeking more knowledge rather than more power.
The man who wishes to keep at the problem long enough to really learn anything positively must not take dangerous risks. Carelessness and overconfidence are usually more dangerous than deliberately accepted risks.