If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
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.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
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
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The finest task for an Engineer – to survey, to plan, to suggest resources and material, assemble them for task in hand, implement and produce results.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Please all, and you will please none.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.