It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Listen if you want to be heard
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Only you can control your future.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
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.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
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.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
You can't make souffle rise twice.