The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
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.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.