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.
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
Thought, backed by strong desire, has a tendency to transmute itself into its physical equivalent.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
To those whom much is given, much is expected.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
Every action has its pleasures and its price.
Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
Great companies are built on great products.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.