Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
He who thinks little errs much
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
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.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.