No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
All achievement, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
Many are stubborn in pursuit of the path they have chosen, few in pursuit of the goal.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the way I do if God hadn't wanted me to.'
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.
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.
Do one thing at a time, and while doing it put your whole soul into it to the exclusion of all else.
Advertising is legalized lying.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.