It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
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.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
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.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.