It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
He who thinks little errs much
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
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.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
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.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.