How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Diligence is the mother of good fortune. And idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.
Surround yourself only with people who are going to take you higher.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
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.
I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts...
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
If you can accept losing, you can't win.