In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
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.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.