Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
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.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.