If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
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.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.