Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
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.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
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.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
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.
How long should you try? Until.
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.
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.