I'll try anything once, twice if I like it, three times to make sure.
Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!
We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
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.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Only when I fall do I get up again.
I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
You lose nothing when fighting for a cause ... In my mind the losers are those who don't have a cause they care about.
They alone live, who live for others.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.