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.
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
You can't make souffle rise twice.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
There is little success where there is little laughter.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experiences behind him.
Only you can control your future.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
What one has to do usually can be done.