I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
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.'
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.