There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
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.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
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.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
Good things happen to those who hustle.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.