If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
If you try to be anyone but yourself, you will fail; if you are not true to your own heart, you will fail. Then again, there's no success like failure
If we all did the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
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.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.