The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
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.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
The time is always right to do the right thing
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.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre.
We must have perserverence and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something.
You got to get it while you can.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me.
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.
You are never too old to become younger!