At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
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.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
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!
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
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.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.