To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.