No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
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.
Please all, and you will please none.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
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.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
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.
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.
Listen if you want to be heard
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine