Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Don’t find fault, find a remedy.
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
You can’t learn in school what the world is going to do next year.
Any colour – so long as it’s black.
If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person’s point of view and see things from that person’s angle as well as from your own.
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages.
Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.
An idealist is a person who helps other people to be prosperous.
We don’t want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker’s dam is the history we make today.
The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
Whatever you have, you must either use or lose.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
A market is never saturated with a good product, but it is very quickly saturated with a bad one.
There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.