It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
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.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Percentages are why I am rich.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
A good idea is never lost. Even though its originator or possessor may die without publicizing it, it will someday be reborn in the mind of another....
One of the main weaknesses of mankind is the average man's familiarity with the word 'impossible'.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Listen if you want to be heard
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.