Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
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.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
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.
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.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
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.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.