I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.
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.
A man can't soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and to impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Go on with what your heart tells you, or you will lose all.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it ....
Crave for a thing, you will get it. Renounce the craving, the object will follow you by itself.
Aim for the highest.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life
If you can't feed a hundred people, then just feed one.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
Be happy, but never satisfied.
I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.