Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
What I stand for is what I stand on.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
You shape your own destiny.
The fact that the great scientist believed in flying machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.
When I give, I give myself.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
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.
Go then if you must, but remember, no matter how foolish your deeds, those who love you will love you still.