Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Listen if you want to be heard
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Advertising is legalized lying.
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.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
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!
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.