Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
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.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.