Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
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...
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
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
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.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Nothing will work unless you do.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.