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.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
If youre in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
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.
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.'
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
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.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Purity, patience, and perseverance are the three essentials to success and, above all, love.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.