Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Well done is better than well said.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
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.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.