When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Genius is eternal patience.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.