Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Don't stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.
A loser doesn't know what he'll do if he loses, but talks about what he'll do if he wins, and a winner doesn't talk about what he'll do if he wins but knows what he'll do if he loses.
Brilliant men are often strikingly ineffectual; they fail to realize that the brilliant insight is not by itself achievement. They never have learned that insights become effectiveness only through hard systematic work.
Writing is a dreadful labour, yet not so dreadful as Idleness.
There is no such thing as talent.There is pressure.
Most people sell their souls, and live with a good conscience on the proceeds.
Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
It's only work if somebody makes you do it.
Work is much more fun than fun.
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; but that is the way to bet.
People used to laugh at me when I said I wanted to be a comedian. Well, they're not laughing now.