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 hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
Everything you can imagine is real.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.
One man with courage is a majority.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you 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.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.