Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
What one has to do usually can be done.
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.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Listen if you want to be heard
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
He who thinks little errs much
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
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.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.