The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
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.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Well done is better than well said.