Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
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.
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.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
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 only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.