Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
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.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
What one has to do usually can be done.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.