It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
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
Percentages are why I am rich.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Please all, and you will please none.