There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
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.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Genius is eternal patience.
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.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country