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.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Well done is better than well said.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
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.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
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.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.