All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening.
Some of us let great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them, nurse them through bad days till they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things
The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don't like to do. They don't like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope.
And you can do it when things are tough.
Diplomacy is to do and say the nastiest things in the nicest way.
Picture yourself in your minds eye as having already achieved this goal.
See yourself doing the things you'll be doing when you've reached your goal.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.
They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Talent does things tolerably well; genius does then intolerably better
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Capital isn't that important in business. Experience isn't that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas.
Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
The things we fear most in organizations -- fluctuations, disturbances, imbalances -- are the primary sources of creativity.
There are three things to remember when teaching: know your stuff; know whom you are stuffing; and then stuff them elegantly
Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever . . . it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that ...
There is great power in focusing on what you want..... The person who tries to do everything accomplishes nothing. Most people try to be all things to everyone. And so they end up being nothing to anyone. Confucius nailed the point: "Person who chases two rabbits catches neither."
Whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights