Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Only you can control your future.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
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.
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.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.