Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
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.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Genius is eternal patience.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.