Nothing will work unless you do.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
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?
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
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.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
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.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.