Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
He who thinks little errs much
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Genius is eternal patience.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.