Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.