Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Make today worth remembering.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
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.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
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.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
I am the captain of my soul.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.