Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
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.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
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.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
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.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.