If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
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.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
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.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.