Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
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.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
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.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
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.'
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.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
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.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.