It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
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.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
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.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.