Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
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.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.