If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
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.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
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.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
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.