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.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Fake it until you make it.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.