Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
I just couldn't take school seriously: I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk. It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
United we stand; divided we fall.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.