Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all start with all there is, it's how we use it that makes things possible.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
In a day, when you don't come across any problems - you can be sure that you are travelling in a wrong path.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
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.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
Gratitude is an illness suffered by dogs.