Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
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.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.