Please all, and you will please none.
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.
Real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
Because ideas have to be original only with regard to their adaptation to the problem at hand, I am always extremely interested in how others have used them...
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.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Great companies are built on great products.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
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