I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
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.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
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.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.