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.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
You can't make souffle rise twice.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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.