You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Listen if you want to be heard
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
He who thinks little errs much
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
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.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become