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.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Listen if you want to be heard
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Percentages are why I am rich.
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.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.