The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
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 secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Isn't it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!
If we go down into ourselves, we find that we possess exactly what we desire.