A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
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.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
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.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
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
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?