A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
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.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Deadlines just aren't real to me until I'm staring one in the face.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.
Dad, you've done a lot of great things, but you're a very old man, and old people are useless.
There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, that to institute a new order of things
Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
The only 'break' anyone can afford to rely upon is a self-made 'break'.
God sells us all things at the price of labor.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great
When asked, 'How do you write?' I invariably answer, 'one word at a time.'