Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
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.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
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.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
What one has to do usually can be done.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.