It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
If you are five minutes early, you are already ten minutes late.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
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.
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
Only you can control your future.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss. He doesn't have tenure.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Moving from chair to chair, from coffee machine to coffee machine is the limit of my action in most films. But I enjoy being cast in them because I love watching them.