Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
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.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
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 best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.