Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
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.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
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.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.