Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
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.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.