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.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
Great companies are built on great products.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
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!
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.