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.
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.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
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.
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.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
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.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.