Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
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.