Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
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.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
Be happy, but never satisfied.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.