One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
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.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
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.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Nothing will work unless you do.
He who thinks little errs much
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
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.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.