Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
How long should you try? Until.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
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.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
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.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.