Everything you can imagine is real.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
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.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.