There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
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!
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
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
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
To be clever enough to get all that money, one must be stupid enough to want it.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
The successful leader must be willing to assume responsibility for the mistakes and the shortcomings of his followers.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
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.'