Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
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.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Please all, and you will please none.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.