It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
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.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
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.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!