Please all, and you will please none.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
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.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
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.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.