The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things