Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Nothing will work unless you do.
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.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
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.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Fake it until you make it.