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.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
Winning isn't everything but wanting to win is.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
It always seems impossible until it's done.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
I don't do fashion, I AM fashion.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?