The way to screw up somebody's life is to give them what they want.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
Please all, and you will please none.
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.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
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....
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Listen if you want to be heard
The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
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.
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
I have far more respect for the person with a single idea who gets there than for the person with a thousand ideas who does nothing