If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
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.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
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 having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.