Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
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.
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.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
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.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
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
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.