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!
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
What one has to do usually can be done.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
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.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.