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.
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.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
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.'
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
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.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
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?
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
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.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.