Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
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
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
When things go wrong don't go with them