The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?