Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
Fake it until you make it.
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.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
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.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.