If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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?
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.