We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
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!
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
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?
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
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 A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.