Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Nothing will work unless you do.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
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.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
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.