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.
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
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off