You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Good things happen to those who hustle.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
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.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
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.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.