If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Ideas come from everything
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.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
You shape your own destiny.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.