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?
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
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.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Fake it until you make it.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
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.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.