If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
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.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
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?
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.