I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
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.
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.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Advertising is legalized lying.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Genius is eternal patience.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
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.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.