Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
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.
I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off