If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Well done is better than well said.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.