Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.