What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.