You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
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.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.