Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
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.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.