There is nothing so useless as doing
efficiently that which should not be
done at all.
Always bear in mind that your own
resolution to succeed is more important
than any other one thing.
The ideals which have lighted me on my
way and time after time given me new
courage to face life cheerfully, have
been Truth, Goodness, and Beauty. . . .
The ordinary objects of human endeavour
-- property, outward success, luxury --
have always seemed to me contemptible.
Try not to become a man of success but
rather try to become a man of value.
Success is not the key to happiness.
Happiness is the key to success. If you
love what you are doing, you will be
If I have been of service, if I have
glimpsed more of the nature and essence
of ultimate good, if I am inspired to
reach wider horizons of thought and
action, if I am at peace with myself, it
has been a successful day.
To follow without halt, one aim; there
is the secret of success. And success?
What is it? I do not find it in the
applause of the theater; it lies rather
in the satisfaction of accomplishment.
Your ability to learn faster than your
competition is your only sustainable
All my growth and development led me to
believe that if you really do the right
thing, and if you play by the rules, and
if you've got good enough, solid
judgment and common sense, that you're
going to be able to do whatever you want
to do with your life.
The secret of success is constancy to
There are no gains without pains.
Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I
dare to win.
He has achieved success who has lived
well, laughed often and loved much; who
has gained the respect of intelligent
men and the love of little children