The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
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.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.