A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
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.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
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.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.