Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
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.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.