It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Nothing will work unless you do.
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.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.