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.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
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?
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.