Quotes and Quotations
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.
We have the heaviest concentration of lawyers on Earth-one for every five-hundred Americans; three times as many as are in England, four times as many as are in West Germany, twenty-one times as many as there are in Japan. We have more litigation, but I am not sure that we have more justice. No resources of talent and training in our own society, even including the medical care, is more wastefully or unfairly distributed than legal skills. Ninety percent of our lawyers serve 10 percent of our people. We are over-lawyered and under-represented.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
Direction Creates TIME...Motivation creates ENERGY.
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
The expression a woman wears on her face is far more important than the clothes she wears on her back.
Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts.
Remember that life is hard, but when you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.
You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
The winners in life treat their body as if it were a magnificent spacecraft that gives them the finest transportation and endurance for their lives.
Where you start is not as important as where you finish.
Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes, the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.
We must march against the enemy, and teach him that he must go and get what he wants by attacking someone who will not resist him, but that men whose glory it is to be always ready to give battle for the liberty of their own country, and never unjustly to enslave that of others, will not let him go without a struggle.
Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self.
We bless your simplicity but do not envy your folly.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success.
When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as who you become (by achieving your goals).
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation.
You must stick to your conviction, but be ready to abandon your assumptions.
Many people think that if they were only in some other place, or had some other job, they would be happy. Well, that is doubtful. So get as much happiness out of what you are doing as you can and don't put off being happy until some future date.
Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.
Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.
Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent.
Start wide, expand further, and never look back.
The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.
What this power is, I cannot say. All I know is that it exists... and it becomes available only when you are in that state of mind in which you know exactly what you want... and are fully determined not to quit until you get it.
I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.
The secret of freedom is courage.
If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.