You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
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.
Genius is eternal patience.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
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.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great