We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
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.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Listen if you want to be heard
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.