The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow.
A man should look for what is, and not what he thinks should be.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
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.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
All thinking men are atheists.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.