With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
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 gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
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.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!