This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....