I never pick up an item without thinking of how I might improve it.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything.
Genius is eternal patience.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.