A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
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.
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
My dear friend, clear your mind of cant.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Aim for the highest.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
Only in the darkness, you are able to see the stars.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
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.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
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.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
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.