I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
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 painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
You got to get it while you can.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.