There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
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.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
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.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
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.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.