The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Only you can control your future.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
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.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Fake it until you make 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.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.