If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Percentages are why I am rich.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
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.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Genius is eternal patience.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Fake it until you make it.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.