When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
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
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Only you can control your future.
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.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.