If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
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
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.