One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
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.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
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.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.
The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
Great companies are built on great products.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
We are trying to prove ourselves wrong as quickly as possible, because only in that way can we find progress.