I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something; I don’t know where I would be without it.
One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success.
Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.
Character is not a gift. It is a conquest and its kingdom lives upstream. You never get there by drifting.
In the dust of defeat as well as in the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done his best.
The greatest inspiration is often born of desperation.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.
When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky.
~Dr. Armand Hammer
The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.