At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.