You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
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.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
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.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
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.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.