Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
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.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
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.
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.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.