You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Well done is better than well said.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.