If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
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.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
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
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
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.
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.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.