It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
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
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
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.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
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.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Fake it until you make it.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic