Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
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.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.