Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
So early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
For every man there exists a bait which he cannot resist swallowing.
There is always room at the top.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.
Freedom and independence form my character.
Victory is for those who can say 'Victory is mine'. Success is for those who can begin saying 'I will succeed' and say 'I have succeeded' in the end.
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.
Every nation has the right to demand proper treatment and no country should violate the territory of any other country.
Human dignity consists in the role we must play in our own perfection. Taking a role in our own self-completion is the highest expression of our creativity.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
You have to make the rules, not follow them.