Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
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.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Fake it until you make it.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
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.
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.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.