My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Don?t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
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.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.