Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.