If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
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.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Great companies are built on great products.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.