A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.