Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in 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.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.