Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
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.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Sovereignty is not given, it is taken.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
Some people don't like change, but you need to embrace change if the alternative is disaster.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could