The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
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.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
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.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.