Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.
You shape your own destiny.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
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.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
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.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.