Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.