Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
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.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.