Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Our life is what our thoughts make it.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
It's always too early to quit.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
In winter, I plot and plan. In spring, I move.
The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.
We could all take a lesson from crayons: some are sharp, some are beautiful, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they still learn to live in the same box...
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.