One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Only you can control your future.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.