Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
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.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
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
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.