You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
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.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
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.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
If you enter this world knowing you are loved and you leave this world knowing the same, then everything that happens in between can be dealt with.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.