Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
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 let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
They alone live, who live for others.
In life, you need either inspiration or desperation.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.
If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.