When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
He who thinks little errs much
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
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.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.