Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today.
Waiting hurts. Forgetting hurts. But not knowing which decision to take is the worst of suffering
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
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.
Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
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.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.