I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
When I give, I give myself.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
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.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
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.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.