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.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe 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.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
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.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
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.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.