There is little success where there is little laughter.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it