The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
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 only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.