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.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
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.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.