I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
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.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Listen if you want to be heard
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.