To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
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.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
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.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.