The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
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.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
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.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.