Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Genius is eternal patience.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
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.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.