Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Listen if you want to be heard
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
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 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.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.