Life is entrusted to man as a treasure which must not be squandered, as a talent which must be used well.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality-in your own mind.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.
We all have possibilities we don't know about. We can do things we don't even dream we can do.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
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.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
Our patience will achieve more than our force.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.