Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Boredom is one of the most blissful feelings.
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.
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
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.
Get around people who have something of value to share with you. Their impact will continue to have a significant effect on your life long they have departed.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
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.
Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
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.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.