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.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
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.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
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.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
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.
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.
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.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
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.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.