Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Genius is eternal patience.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
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.
Percentages are why I am rich.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
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.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.