Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
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.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
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.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
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.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
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.
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?
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.
How long should you try? Until.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
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.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
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.