Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.