The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
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.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.