The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Only you can control your future.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.