It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
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.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
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.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
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.
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Please all, and you will please none.
Well done is better than well said.
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.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.