A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
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.'
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