If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.