A careful preparation is half the battle.—Major A.R. Calhoon
How to observe should be the motto, not only in the beginning of our life, but throughout our career.–Russell H. Conwell
Every person has two educations, one which he receives from others, and one, more important, which he gives himself.
Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.
– William Shakespeare
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to obtain a living.—Wendell Phillips
[A person] should be systematic in their business. A person who does business by rule, having a time and place for everything, doing his work promptly, will accomplish twice as much and with half the trouble of [a person] who does it carelessly and slipshod.–P. T. Barnum
A [person], to succeed, must possess the necessary equanimity of temperament to conceive an idea, the capacity to form it into some tangible shape, the ingenuity to put it into practical operation, the ability to favorably impress others with its merits, and the power of will that is absolutely necessary to force it to success.— Thomas A. Scott.
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–It is: Try to please everybody.
— Herbert Bayard Swope
“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”
— Henry David Thoreau
Vision without execution is a hallucination.
– Thomas Edison
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads lives only one.”
George R.R. Martin