A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
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.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.