The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
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.
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.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.