The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
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.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
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.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.