I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.