If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.