The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
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.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Genius is eternal patience.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.