Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone