Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Please all, and you will please none.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Well done is better than well said.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
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.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
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.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.