I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
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....
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
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.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.