For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
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.
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.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
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.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.