Eighty percent of success is showing up.
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.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.