The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
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.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
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.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
He who thinks little errs much
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.