No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
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.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
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.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.