Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
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.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
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?
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.