Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
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.
You shape your own destiny.
For every dark night, there's a brighter day
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
If the little bit you have is nothing special in itself, at least find a way of saying it that is a little bit special.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
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.
I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.