A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
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.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
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.
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.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
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.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.