Formal education will make you a living. Self-education make you a fortune.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
The challenge of leadership is to be strong but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
The greatest step toward success is self-confidence. The greatest builder of self confidence is self esteem, and self esteem comes from doing the daily things you know you should do.
You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.
It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.
If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.
You have to risk going too far to discover just how far you can really go.
Failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.
There are only 3 colors, 10 digits, and 7 notes; its what we do with them that's important.
If you make a sale, you can make a living. If you make an investment of time and good service in a customer, you can make a fortune.
Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
One of the greatest gifts you can give to anyone is the gift of attention.
Your philosophy determines whether you will go for the disciplines or continue the errors.
Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
The rich invest their money and spend what is left; the poor spend their money and invest what is left.
It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.
Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.
If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
Things that I felt absolutely sure of but a few years ago, I do not believe now. This thought makes me see more clearly how foolish it would be to expect all men to agree with me.
Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.
Some people plant in the spring and leave in the summer. If you're signed up for a season, see it through. You don't have to stay forever, but at least stay until you see it through.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - never knowing.
Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.