No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
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.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.