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.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them, for they're always there.
Why live an ordinary life, when you can live an extraordinary one.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
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.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.