One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
He who thinks little errs much
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Be quick, but don't hurry.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
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.