If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
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.
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.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
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
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals