If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness - great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Miss a meal if you have to, but don't miss a book.
Make measurable progress in reasonable time.
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.
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.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals.
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.
Giving is better than receiving because giving starts the receiving process.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
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.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?