We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Nothing will work unless you do.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
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 has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste