You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
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.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
I'm sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn't have time to write a short one.
If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
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.
Whenever a negative thought concerning your personal power comes to mind, deliberately voice a positive thought to cancel it out.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
Don't find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.