Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Nothing will work unless you do.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Only you can control your future.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
You can observe a lot just by watching.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.