If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
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.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
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.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.