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.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
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.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
When I give, I give myself.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.
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.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.