From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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!
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength 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.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Listen if you want to be heard
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.