Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Listen if you want to be heard
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.