When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Genius is eternal patience.
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.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure