In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
The man with no imagination has no wings.
It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.
Everything you can imagine is real.
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.
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.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably.
We're lost, but we're making good time