If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
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.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.