One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
He who will not economize will have to agonize.