Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
It always seems impossible until it's done.
The men who have succeeded are men who have chosen one line and stuck to it.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong.
You got to get it while you can.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
To go too far is as bad as to fall short.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
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.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
I will take fate by the throat; it will never bend me completely to its will.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.