I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
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!
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.