Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
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.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Well done is better than well said.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
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.
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.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.