Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
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.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.