The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
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.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Differences are not intended to separate, to alienate. We are different precisely in order to realize our need of one another.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
It's always too early to quit.
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.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.