Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
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.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
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.