You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
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.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
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.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.