Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
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.
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
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.
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
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Percentages are why I am rich.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
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.
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?
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.