It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
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!
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
What one has to do usually can be done.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Genius is eternal patience.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.