Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
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.
Well done is better than well said.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.