It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
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.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.