Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
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.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
I trust that everything happens for a reason, even if we are not wise enough to see it.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
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.