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.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
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.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as youíve ever imagined.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
We travel. Some of us forever. To seek other states, other lives, other souls.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I am possible'
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.