If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
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 secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Only you can control your future.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.