It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Great companies are built on great products.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.