I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
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.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
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 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.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
There is little success where there is little laughter.