The Little Engine That Could
"I think I can. I think I can. I think I can." These are the inspiring words of the Little Engine That Could which has been heard by many generations of children, teaching them the importance of believing in themselves. Commonly attributed to this 1930 classic by, Watty Piper, the folktale of the Little Engine was originally written by a Swedish reverend named Charles S. Wing as part of his April 1906 sermon.