The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
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.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
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.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
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.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
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.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things