The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
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.
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!
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Listen if you want to be heard
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
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.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.