Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
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 man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
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
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
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.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.