No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
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.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
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!
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
What I cannot create, I do not understand.
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 it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'