I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
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.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Percentages are why I am rich.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.