Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
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.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy 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.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.