There is no such thing as luck. There is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe.
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.
It requires a great deal of boldness, and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.
You may delay, but time will not, and lost time is never found again.
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
While we are postponing, life speeds by.
Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; from discord find harmony; in the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood…Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.
Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.
Nothing happens until something moves.
If you really want something in this life, you have to work for it – Now quiet, they’re about to announce the lottery numbers!
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.
A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
It has been said that the gate of history turns on small hinges, and so do people’s lives. The choices we make determine our destiny.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
A man who dies without adequate life insurance should have to come back and see the mess he created.
Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They’re about to announce the lottery numbers.
I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work … I want to achieve immortality through not dying
The future depends on what you do today
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end of them.
The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswerving That is dedication.
Old age takes away from us what we have inherited and gives us what we have earned
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the maze of the most busy life. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidence, chaos will soon reign.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.
Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.”
Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.”