If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Please all, and you will please none.
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.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Genius is eternal patience.
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.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
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.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.