There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
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.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
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.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
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...