I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
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.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Listen if you want to be heard
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
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.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.