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.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
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.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
It is easier for a tutor to command than to teach.
He who will not economize will have to agonize.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something.
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
But Marge, what if we chose the wrong religion? Each week we just make God madder and madder.
All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them
When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
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.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
The world does not pay men for that which they 'know'. It pays them for what they do, or induce others to do.
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
It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.