Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Please all, and you will please none.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Advertising is legalized lying.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
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.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.