Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
The superior man thinks only of virtue; the common man thinks only of comfort.
If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.
Don't let anyone tell you what you ought to like... Some wines that some experts think are absolutely exquisite don't appeal to me at all.
United we stand; divided we fall.
When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.
Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
The people who were trying to make this world worse are not taking the day off. Why should I?
Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius.