What I cannot create, I do not understand.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
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've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
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
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
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.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Percentages are why I am rich.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.