The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
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.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.