There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
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.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
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.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
When things go wrong don't go with them
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.