If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
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.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
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.'
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Genius is eternal patience.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.