One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
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.
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.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Change your thoughts and you change your world.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion'.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
To See a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
We need never be ashamed of our tears.