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.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
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.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
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.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Genius is eternal patience.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
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.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it