No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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...
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off