Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.