Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die; and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Only when I fall do I get up again.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Find out who you are and do it on purpose.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
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.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to 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.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
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 fell down yesterday, stand up today.
I donít think we are going to become extinct. We are very clever and very resourceful.
The way to become rich is to put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.
I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.