By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.