For a man who no longer has a homeland, writing becomes a place to live.
To see me does not necessarily mean to see my face. To understand my thoughts is to have seen me.
It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
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 seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.
I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls.
If you don't know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
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.
People don't realize how a man's whole life can be changed by one book.
I think nature's imagination Is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
Believe you can and you're halfway there.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.