The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Well done is better than well said.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
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.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Percentages are why I am rich.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
Genius is eternal patience.