If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
People die from typewriters falling on their heads.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
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.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
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 must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.