I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
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.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.