It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
I am the captain of my soul.
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.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself. No man is free who cannot command himself.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.