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.
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
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.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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 secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
When things go wrong don't go with them
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.