If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
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.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
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.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
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.
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 we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.