If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
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.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
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.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.