Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.
Nothing will work unless you 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
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
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.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.