Many people have the ambition to succeed; they may even have a special aptitude for their job. And yet they do not move ahead. Why? Perhaps they think that since they can master the job, there is no need to master themselves.
Waiting is one of the great arts.
Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody.
I know too well the poison and the sting Of things too sweet.
Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self-respect you have enough.
Transformation also means looking for ways to stop pushing yourself so hard professionally or inviting so much stress.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe.
Don't give advice unless you're asked.
We don't want to push our ideas on to customers, we simply want to make what they want.
The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down and without walls.
Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.
As far as your self-control goes, as far goes your freedom.
That is always our problem, not how to get control of people, but how all together we can get control of a situation.
There is no hierarchy of values by which one culture has the right to insist on all its own values and deny those of another.
He that would govern others should first be the master of himself.
You've got to ensure that the holders of an opinion, however unpopular, are allowed to put across their points of view.