A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.
To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
Never tell all you know-not even to the person you know best.
Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble
I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.
You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!
When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love ...
Things may come to those who wait but only the things left by those who hustle.