You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
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
There is little success where there is little laughter.
You can observe a lot just by watching.
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.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.