Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Percentages are why I am rich.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.