We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve 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.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
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.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.