When I give, I give myself.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
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.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Ideas come from everything
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.