The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get.
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
A holding company is the people you give your money to while you're being searched.
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.
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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.
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.
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it
When you know what you want, and want it bad enough, you will find a way to get it.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
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.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
Itís not about what it is, itís about what it can become.