I am the captain of my soul.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
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.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
The best way out is always through.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
I just want to be able to play and make people feel good with what I do. When you're thinking that way, anything can happen. And, usually, what happens is good.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.