One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.