A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
There is always room at the top.
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...
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
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.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
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.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
You shape your own destiny.