Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
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.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
All wealth is the product of labor.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Make today worth remembering.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Wealth is not about having a lot of money; it's about having a lot of options.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.