There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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!
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of 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.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
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
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.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.