Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Great companies are built on great products.
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
A company is only as good as the people it keeps.
One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
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.
A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
I do know that when I am 60, I should be attempting to achieve different personal goals than those which had priority at age 20.
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
The majority of people who fail to accumulate money sufficient for their needs are, generally, easily influenced by the opinion of others.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.