You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
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
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
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...
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.