Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
What one has to do usually can be done.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
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 good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
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.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.