No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
There is one weakness in people for which there is no remedy. It is the universal weakness of lack of ambition.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
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.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
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.'
One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.