Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine