Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
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.
Well done is better than well said.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.