Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
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.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'