For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Well done is better than well said.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Listen if you want to be heard
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there