Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
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.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
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...
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
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.
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
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.