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...
True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been due more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
It is no use saying 'we are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Riches do not respond to wishes. They respond only to definite plans, backed by definite desires, through constant persistence.
I readily absorb ideas from every source, frequently starting where the last person left off
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
Vision without execution is just hallucination.
What one has to do usually can be done.
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.
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time.
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.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
When things go wrong don't go with them
Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.