If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one.
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.
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.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it - then I can achieve it.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Duty does not require any person to submit to the destruction of his personal ambitions and the right to live his own life in his own way.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
Above all things, respect yourself.