I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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!
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.