Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
You can't learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
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.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
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.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
No leader can be too far ahead of his followers.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
Make today worth remembering.