A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
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.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
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....
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.