The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
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.
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.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
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.
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.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.