What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
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.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
I do not want to die rusting, I prefer to burn out.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
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.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.