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.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Genius is eternal patience.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
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.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.