The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.
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.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.