Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
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.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Genius is eternal patience.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.