Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
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.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Please all, and you will please none.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
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 man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
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.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.