If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Nothing will work unless you do.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
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
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
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.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.