Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Money without brains is always dangerous.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
The world has the habit of making room for the man whose actions show that he knows where he is going.
Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.
All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
The best way to sell yourself to others is first to sell the others to yourself.
Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it.
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
Reduce your plan to writing. The moment you complete this, you will have definitely given concrete form to the intangible desire.
Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.
Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.