Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
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.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and - SNAP - the job's a game!
All my life I've had one dream, to achieve my many goals.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.