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.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
We're lost, but we're making good time
Don't complain about the snow on your neighbor's roof when your own doorstep is unclean.
Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
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.
When I give, I give myself.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.