Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
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.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
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.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Nothing will work unless you do.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.