If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Genius is eternal patience.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
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.'