It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
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.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
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.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
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.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
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.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Only you can control your future.