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.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
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.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
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.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
All wealth is the product of labor.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't goin' away.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.