After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
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.
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.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
One of the things I learned when I was negotiating was that until I changed myself, I could not change others.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention. Invention ... arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Do not let it be your aim to be something, but to be someone.
One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.
We do not consider our principles as dogmas contained in books said to come from heaven. We derive our inspiration, not from heaven, or the unseen world, but directly from life.