Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
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.'
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
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.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
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.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Well done is better than well said.
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.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
When things go wrong don't go with them
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone