I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every thought the greatest artist has.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
I am the captain of my soul.
A thing worth having is a thing worth cheating for.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
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
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
My optimism wears heavy boots and is loud.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
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.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.