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.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.