Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
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.
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.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
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.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Freedom and independence form my character.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
United we stand; divided we fall.
All wealth is the product of labor.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.