There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
There is nothing impossible to him who will try.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
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?
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.