No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
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.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
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.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.