Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it and join the dance.
Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.
A sudden dart when a little over a hundred feet from the end of the track, or a little over 120 feet from the point at which it rose into the air, ended the flight.
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.
There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, donít you?
Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.
Find out who you are. And do it on purpose.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
It may have been in pieces, but I gave you the best of me.
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
I don't care what people think or say about me, I know who I am.
All thinking men are atheists.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
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.