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.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
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.
What one has to do usually can be done.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.