If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
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.
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.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
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.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
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.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
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.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
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...
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Nothing will work unless you do.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.