Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
When things go wrong don't go with them
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it