There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Genius is eternal patience.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
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.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
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.