If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
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.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
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!
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.