Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
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.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
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.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Great companies are built on great products.
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.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.