Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
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.
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.
Argue not concerning God,re-examine all that you have been told at church or school or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your soul
You are never too old to become younger!
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.