If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Well done is better than well said.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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
Advertising is legalized lying.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
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.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.