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
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.