When I give, I give myself.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
One man with courage is a majority.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
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.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.