If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows
As long as I'm in great shape, nobody beats me, for sure.
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.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Above all things, respect yourself.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
The unexamined life is not worth living.