One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
What one has to do usually can be done.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
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.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.