Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
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.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Dont make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people cant take their eyes off of you.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.