Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
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.
'To Start Press Any Key'. Where's the ANY key?
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Listen if you want to be heard
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.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight