One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my axe.
No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Those who vote decide nothing. Those who count the vote decide everything.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
Fake it until you make it.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
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.
What one has to do usually can be done.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine
Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
I am easily satisfied with the very best.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
You can't make souffle rise twice.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.