For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Listen if you want to be heard
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
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...
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.