Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.