All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.