Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
We advance on our journey only when we face our goal, when we are confident and believe we are going to win out.
The influential man is the successful man, whether he be rich or poor.
We lift ourselves by our thought. We climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always everywhere.
Just make up your mind at the very outset that your work is going to stand for quality... that you are going to stamp a superior quality upon everything that goes out of your hands, that whatever you do shall bear the hall-mark of excellence.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.
What a great discrepancy there is between men and the results they achieve! It is due to the difference in their power of calling together all the rays of their ability, and concentrating them upon one point
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
Achievement is not always success while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority.
Every germ of goodness will at last struggle into bloom and fruitage, true success follows every right step.
Man becomes a slave to his constantly repeated acts. What he at first chooses, at last compels.
When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success.
The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.
Our destiny changes with our thought; we shall become what we wish to become, do what we wish to do, when our habitual thought corresponds with our desire.