Change your thoughts and you change your world.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
You shape your own destiny.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Winners and losers aren't born, they are the products of how they think
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
You can wish for things in the future to be different, but in this moment you have to accept things as they are.
There is always room at the top.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
How long should you try? Until.
If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
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.