There is little success where there is little laughter.
It is better to serve like steel than rust and wither away like iron.
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.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
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.
The more you are in this business, the more humbled by it you become.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
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.
If it's me against 48, I feel sorry for the 48.
People refuse to take chances in business, because they fear the criticism which may follow if they fail.
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.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
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.
Genius is eternal patience.