We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
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.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
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.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
The time is always right to do the right thing
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
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.