Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
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.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Make them laugh, make them cry, and back to laughter. What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise. I am a servant of the people. I have never forgotten that.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?