If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
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.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
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.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.