Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
Listen if you want to be heard
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it