No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.