Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
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.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.