Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
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.'
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.