We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
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.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
Make today worth remembering.
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.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions