Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action comes, stop thinking and go in.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
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.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic
At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.
What one has to do usually can be done.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there.
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.