In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
He who thinks little errs much
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
What one has to do usually can be done.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
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.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.