Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
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.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.