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
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Great companies are built on great products.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.