It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
What one has to do usually can be done.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
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.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
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.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.