Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
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.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.