The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure