The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
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.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
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.'
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.