It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
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.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Please all, and you will please none.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great