If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
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.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
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...
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
There is little success where there is little laughter.