A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
If you paint in your mind a picture of bright and happy expectations, you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Neither worse then or better is a thing made by being praised.
My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
You got to get it while you can.
Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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.
Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
First ask yourself: What is the worst that can happen? Then prepare to accept it. Then proceed to improve on the worst.
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.