If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
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.
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.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.