- the list
- 1 reranks
- 1Up 36Down 4
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
- 2Up 28Down 5
I have not failed. I've just found 10, 000 ways that won't work.
- 3Up 25Down 5
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
- 4Up 17Down 1Invention and Inventor More
- 5Up 19Down 3
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.Genius More
- 6Up 19Down 4
There is no substitute for hard work.Hard work More
- 7Up 20Down 5
I start where the last man left off.Excellence More
- 8Up 16Down 2
Great ideas originate in the muscles.
- 9Up 16Down 2
To have a great idea, have a lot of them.
- 10Up 19Down 5
I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists -- proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.Miracle More
- 11Up 16Down 3
The value of an idea lies in the using of it.
- 12Up 14Down 2
We don't know one-millionth of one percent about anything.Knowledge More
- 13Up 19Down 6
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.Work More
- 14Up 13Down 2
There is far more opportunity than there is ability.Opportunity More
- 15Up 14Down 3
The chief function of the body is to carry the brain aroundMind More
- 16Up 12Down 2
It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.Thoughts and Thinking More
- 17Up 12Down 2
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.Life and Living More
- 18Up 12Down 2
His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define; Of inspiration one percent, of perspiration, ninety nine.Genius More
- 19Up 10Down 1
Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.Progress More
- 20Up 9Down 1
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.Patience More
- 21Up 10Down 2
What you are will show in what you do.Action More
- 22Up 10Down 2
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
- 23Up 10Down 2
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
- 24Up 10Down 2
There's a way to do better... find it.Excellence More
- 25Up 10Down 2
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.Satisfaction More
- 26Up 11Down 3Invention and Inventor More
- 27Up 11Down 3
Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work.Opportunity More
- 28Up 12Down 4
Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.Worth More
- 29Up 9Down 2
There is no expedient to which a man will not resort to avoid the real labor of thinking.Thoughts and Thinking More
- 30Up 10Down 3
If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.Possibilities More
- 31Up 7Down 1
Discontent is the first necessity of progress.Discontent More
- 32Up 8Down 2
Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.Waste More
- 33Up 8Down 2
I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.Work More
- 34Up 8Down 2
There ain't no rules around here, we're trying to accomplish something.Trying More
- 35Up 8Down 2
Hell, there are no rules here, we are trying to accomplish something.Rules More
- 36Up 8Down 2
Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!Courage More
- 37Up 9Down 3
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But speaking for myself, I can honestly say this is not so... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.Success More
- 38Up 9Down 3
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.Worry More
- 39Up 8Down 3
The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants.Body More
- 40Up 8Down 3
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.Pleasure More
- 41Up 7Down 3
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.Maturity More
- 42Up 7Down 3
When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.
- 43Up 7Down 3Ability More
- 44Up 7Down 3
Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. that's not the place to become discouraged.
- 45Up 7Down 4
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.Results More
- 46Up 7Down 4
To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.Scarcity More
- 47Up 7Down 4
The best thinking has been done in solitude.Solitude More
- 48Up 6Down 4
What man's mind can create, man's character can control.Control More
- 49Up 2Down 1
new! Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (For Somebody Else)
- 50Up 2Down 1
new! After dinner rest awhile, after supper walk a mile.
items 1 - 50 of 50
think you can do better?
Rerank This List
got a blog or website?