To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
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.
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.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
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!
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.