There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
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.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
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.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.