They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
I am the captain of my soul.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Aim for the highest.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
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.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Above all things, respect yourself.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think