Action is the foundational key to all success.
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.
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.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste
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.
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.'
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
The leader of genius must have the ability to make different opponents appear as if they belonged to one category.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
It's a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to lead - and find no one there
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
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.