Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?