Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
If you can't make it good, at least make it look good.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
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.
A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
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.
Please all, and you will please none.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
When things go wrong don't go with them
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.
Be quick, but don't hurry.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Old Professors never die, they just lose their faculties.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.