We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Dare to be free, dare to go as far as your thought leads, and dare to carry that out in your life.
Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
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 starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.
Never stand begging for what one has the power to earn.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.