You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Please all, and you will please none.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.