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.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Genius is eternal patience.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
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
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.