A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I've heard that hard work never killed anyone, but I say why take the chance?
If you don't know where you're from, you'll have a hard time saying where you're going.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
It is hard to fight desire; but to control it is the sign of a reasonable man.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.