The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
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 best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Genius is eternal patience.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.