It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
How long should you try? Until.
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?
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
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.
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.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
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.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become