Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
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.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
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.
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.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve 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.
Advertising is legalized lying.