There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
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.
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.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.
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.
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.