The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
What one has to do usually can be done.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
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.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.