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.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
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.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.