Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
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.'
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
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.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it