The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
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.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
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.
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.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
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.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.