To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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!
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
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.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
He who thinks little errs much
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Please all, and you will please none.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
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.'
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.