Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Apply yourself both now and in the next life. Without effort, you cannot be prosperous. Though the land be good, You cannot have an abundant crop without cultivation.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Be interesting, be enthusiastic... and don't talk too much.
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.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
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.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
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.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Only you can control your future.
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
What I cannot create, I do not understand.