Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
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.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
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
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Only you can control your future.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
You can't make souffle rise twice.