Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Nothing will work unless you do.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
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.
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.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.