Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
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.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
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.
Foreign policy is an explicitly amoral enterprise.
I believe Mrs. Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right.