Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Character isn't something you were born with and can't change, like your fingerprints. It's something you weren't born with and must take responsibility for forming.
Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
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?
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.