Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Whether you think you can, or you think you can't - you're right.
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.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
It's always too early to quit.
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.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
When all is said and done, more is said than done.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...