I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
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.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
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.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
I am the captain of my soul.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.