Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? [Like] 'Republican party' [or] 'airplane food'.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
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.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.