I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
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....
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
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.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
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.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.