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Wilbur Wright Quotes and Sayings

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We could hardly wait to get up in the morning.
- Wilbur Wright

Men become wise just as they become rich,
more by what they save than by what they receive.
- Wilbur Wright

The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who...
looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space...
on the infinite highway of the air.
- Wilbur Wright

I confess that in 1901 I said to my brother Orville
that man would not fly for fifty years.
- Wilbur Wright

 

It is possible to fly without motors,
but not without knowledge and skill.
- Wilbur Wright

The fact that the great scientist believed in flying
machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
- Wilbur Wright

I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that
I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine.
I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then,
if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker
who will attain final success.
- Wilbur Wright

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It is hardly possible to build anything,
if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
- Lech Walesa

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

Hardly a man in the world has an opinion
upon morals, political, or religion
which he got otherwise than
through his associations and sympathies.
- Mark Twain

Business, you know, may bring money,
but friendship hardly ever does.
- Jane Austen

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

Man can hardly even recognize the devils of his own creation.
- Albert Schweitzer

When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his
40s shouldn't play tennis.
I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait
until I reached 50 to start again.
- Hugo Black

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

Barking dogs occasionally bite, but laughing men hardly ever shoot.
- Konrad Lorenz

A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be
continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems
to me a god of relatively low order,
hardly worthy of any worship.
- Martin Gardner

Vice, in its true light, is so deformed,
that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us,
if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.
- Lord Chesterfield

When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave
country music any respect.
We lived in old cars and dirty hotels,
and we ate when we could.
- Loretta Lynn

Autobiography is now as common as adultery and hardly less reprehensible.
- John Grigg

Roberto Duran was the kind of guy who was a true fighter
and you hardly see guys like that anymore.
- Gerry Cooney

Francis Webb is easily our greatest poet and one of
the greatest poets in the world but he's hardly ever mentioned.
- Robert Adamson

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology,
in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
- Carl Sagan

Prayer gives a man the opportunity of getting to know
a gentleman he hardly ever meets.
I do not mean his maker, but himself.
- William Ralph Inge

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

I have hardly seen my baby for six weeks;
have been at the office from nine A.M.
to eleven P.M.
regularly.
- Franklin Knight Lane

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many;
three hardly possible.
- Henry Brooks Adams

There is hardly an activity that a person can think
about that does not intrinsically involve energy,
most of which is currently provided by fossil fuels.
- Lee R. Raymond

The Greeks possessed a knowledge of human nature we
seem hardly able to attain to without passing through
the strengthening hibernation of a new barbarism.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

No doubt it is true that science cannot study God,
but it hardly follows that God had to keep a safe distance
from everything that scientists want to study.
- Phillip E. Johnson

I hardly said a word to my wife until I said 'yes' to divorce.
- John Milius

The world is so dreadfully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain.
- Ronald Firbank

New York is the meeting place of the peoples,
the only city where you can hardly find a typical American.
- Djuna Barnes

I've had aunts and uncles who not only haven't read
my books but could hardly believe that I was a writer.
- Robert Cormier

I still play the guitar and piano, but hardly ever in public.
- Michael Storm

It is hardly surprising that the Georgian domestic
style emerges as the most remarkable in the world.
- Stephen Gardiner

A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns,
must show no emotion.
Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is
hardly worth troubling about.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

Living in a tower, however secure it may feel,
is hardly a social attribute.
- Dirk Bogarde

Certain things do not effect me anymore,
which is not always good.
There is always commotion, but I notice that hardly
anything affects me or puts me out of balance.
- Ruud van Nistelrooy

Electronic distribution is more of a fall-back strategy
for putting out a book that isn't deemed profitable enough to print.
You hardly make any money publishing an electronic book.
- Rudy Rucker

The records fell easily at first.
Dozens of seconds peeled away with every running of a course,
and I could hardly wait for the next chance to improve.
- Joe Henderson

I can hardly decide what plays I should be in.
- Fiona Shaw

SF isn't a genre; SF is the matrix in which genres are embedded,
and because the SF field is never going in any one
direction at any one time,
there is hardly a way to cut it off.
- Larry Niven

Men may be popular without being ambitious,
but there is hardly an ambitious man who does not try to be popular.
- Lord North

Adversity is the trial of principle.
Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
- Henry Fielding

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment
that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
- Tennessee Williams

The instinct to worship is hardly less strong than the instinct to eat.
- Dorothy Thompson

How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear,
and if there were ever any records of this kind the
Church would hardly allow them to become public.
- Harry Houdini

We were on the cover of Women's Wear Daily,
which was hardly rock 'n' roll, but it pleased me.
- Gary Kemp

Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
- Marcel Proust

Conversely, I came to realize that being good at something
is hardly a reason to avoid doing it.
- Eric Allin Cornell

America, which has the most glorious present still
existing in the world today,
hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I'm very strict with my packing and have everything in its right place.
I never change a rule.
I hardly use anything in the hotel room.
I wheel my own wardrobe in and that's it.
- Charlie Watts

Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second.
Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
- Paul Gauguin

It can hardly be denied that such a demand quite arbitrarily
limits the facts which are to be admitted as possible
causes of the events which occur in the real world.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

I guess I'm not that aware of such a big fan base.
I have a few core people who write me no matter what I'm doing,
but I hardly have sacks of mail being dropped on my door!
- Julie Bowen

There are hardly five critics in America;
and several of them are asleep.
- Herman Melville

There is hardly any activity, any enterprise,
which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations,
and yet which fails so regularly, as love.
- Erich Fromm

The Queen is usually reckoned equal,
in average situations,
to two Rooks and a Pawn, but towards the end of a game
she is hardly so valuable as two Rooks.
- Howard Staunton

Later on, there were some problems with our navy,
so he made me the head of the navy -
all things that I hardly knew anything about.
I was basically an ignorant young man.
- Shimon Peres

I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
- Plato

I'm hardly disinterested totally in my appearance.
- Frank Langella

Considering the company I keep in this place,
that is hardly surprising.
- Robert Menzies

Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling
your life so full of meaningful things that you'll
hardly have time to think about food.
- Peace Pilgrim

Men find it difficult because I've got so much energy
and hardly sleep at night,
only four or five hours.
I wake up in the early hours and potter around.
- Susannah York

I would hardly call myself an artist in that sense;
I doodle,
I draw, I'm not a trained artist, I couldn't sit down
and do an accurate portrait of anyone.
- Rene Auberjonois

I hardly wear any makeup.
- Jules Asner

It's been interesting how kids have had hardly any problems watching it,
but adults have more trouble.
This happened way back even with Jabberwocky and Time Bandits.
- Terry Gilliam

People got insights into what was bothering them,
but they hardly did a damn thing to change.
- Albert Ellis


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