The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
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...
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!
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.