True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
There is little success where there is little laughter.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
What one has to do usually can be done.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
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.'
Be quick, but don't hurry.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs