Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
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.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
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.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
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.
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.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.