The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
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.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
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...
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
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.
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.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
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!
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment