If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
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.
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.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
United we stand; divided we fall.