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.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
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.
Advertising is legalized lying.
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.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.