Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Be yourself, let you come through.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If youre not, pretend you are.
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.
For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
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.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Drink moderately, for drunkenness neither keeps a secret nor observes a promise.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.