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.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
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.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things