They alone live, who live for others.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
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.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
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
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
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.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
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.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.