When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
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.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
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.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.