This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
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.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.