It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
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
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
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....
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Genius is eternal patience.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.