For every dark night, there's a brighter day
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
Be yourself, let you come through.
A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.
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.
Too much sanity may be madness - and the maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be.
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages.