The unexamined life is not worth living.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
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.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.