A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
I've always found the second book in a series is the hardest to write.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.