No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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.'
Only you can control your future.
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!
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
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.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.