I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
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!
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.