Keep on the lookout for novel ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea has to be original only in its adaptation to the problem you're working on.
Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
There is no substitute for hard work.
I'm proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill
You can't realize your dreams unless you have one to begin with.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Opportunity is missed by most because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Hell, there are no rules here--we're trying to accomplish something
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing
The best thinking has been done in solitude.
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.