I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
The greatest sin is to think yourself weak
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
I am the captain of my soul.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Whatever you are, be a good one.