The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Well done is better than well said.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
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.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Genius is eternal patience.
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
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.