Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
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.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
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.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Listen if you want to be heard
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.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
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.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
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?
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!
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.