"If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Orville Wright on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Orville Wright on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Orville Wright on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Orville Wright on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Orville Wright on Dalai Lama
"In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power."
"The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine. The control of the front rudder was difficult on account of its being balanced too near the center."
"With all the knowledge and skill acquired in thousands of flights in the last ten years, I would hardly think today of making my first flight on a strange machine in a twenty-seven mile wind, even if I knew that the machine had already been flown and was safe."
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