Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
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.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
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.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.