There is no substitute for hard work.
If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.The most certain way to succeedis always to try just one more time.
I haven't failed. I...ve just found 10,000 ways that won
Many of life's failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious ideas of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.
Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!