Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.
If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse.
I am the captain of my soul.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
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.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.
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.