The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'