Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
Be yourself, let you come through.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
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.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.