You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
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.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'