Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.

It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.

Success will never be a big step in the future; success is a small step taken just now.

Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.

Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.

Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.

Enthusiasm is the greatest asset in the world. It beats money, power, and influence.

Continuous effort—not strength or intelligence—is the key to unlocking our potential.

In the longrun we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.

Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.

To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals–this alone is worth the struggle.

Strive for that greatness of spirit that measures life not by its disappointments but by its possibilities.

There is little success where there is little laughter.

Almost everything comes from nothing.

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.

We all have problems. The way we solve them is what makes us different.

Joy comes from using your potential.

To be rich in friends is to be poor in nothing.

Be nice to people on your way up because you’ll meet them on your way down.