Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
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?
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
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.
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.
Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event. You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.
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.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
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.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
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.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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.