Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
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.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
I'm not telling you it's going to be easy - I'm telling you it's going to be worth it.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
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.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....