Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Well done is better than well said.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
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.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
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.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
I`d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.