Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'