The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
The way to wealth is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality: that is, waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. Without industry and frugality nothing will do, and with them everything.
If you wait for the mango fruits to fall, you'd be wasting your time while others are learning how to climb the tree
Every great athlete, artist and aspiring being has a great team to help them flourish and succeed - personally and professionally. Even the so-called 'solo star' has a strong supporting cast helping them shine, thrive and take flight.
Don't expect others to hand success to you. Create it - with heart, energy and enterprise - and you'll make it come true
I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitments, awaited those who had the courage to go forth into it's expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst it's perils.
Today's partners can be your competitors tomorrow. And today's competitors can be your partners tomorrow.
Your outcome is not necessarily decided by your income, but by your outlook. To improve your out look, look inwards.
By faithfully working eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
I’m most endeared to the fact that they used gifts and talents that were taught to them by other enterprising women who looked just like them. These are gifts and talents they brought with them from Africa and other distant shores. These were gifts and talents women used to appease their owners, and make their lives comfortable. These were gifts and talents used to fuel economies and for building communities. In one book I read, nickels from the sale of chicken eggs paid the college tuition of three children.