Only you can control your future.
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.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
If your business is only to sweep a crossing, remember it is your duty to make that crossing the best swept of the world.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
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.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
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.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
The destination of the seekerů depends on the road he takes.
There is but one dependable method of accumulating and legally holding riches, and that is by rendering useful service.