The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
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.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
What does not destroy me, makes me strong.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.