True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
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.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
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.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
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.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
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.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs